Parking on Campus

Parking permits are required for on-campus during Reunion. You will receive a hang-tag for your car when you check in at Alumni House. This parking tag will allow for parking in designated areas on the main campus. We ask that alumni park in designated areas only and observe the “No Parking” signs. Any parked vehicles that block traffic will be towed (for safety and accessibility reasons).

Please be aware that absolutely no parking will be permitted on the grass in the Main Quadrangle and that parking on the street of the Main Quad is available only for people with mobility impairments. Regular shuttle service will be provided between parking lots and the Main Quad. Ten-minute pick-up and drop-off zones will be available in front of each dorm on the Main Quad, with student workers to help carry luggage to rooms.

All handicapped-parking placards, or photocopies, will be honored by the Amherst College Police. The police cannot issue handicapped-parking placards.

The town of Amherst has designated weekday "Permit Parking Only" areas in the campus vicinity. Your Reunion parking pass only allows you to park in any designated parking space on campus. This parking pass does not apply to any metered or pay-box parking space in the town of Amherst.

On-Campus Shuttle Service

The campus shuttle will run every 15 minutes from the parking lots on Route 9 to the Alumni House, Main Quadrangle and the Tennis Court Lot. Please note that this shuttle does not have the capacity to transport large groups between programs.

Shuttle Service will be available during the following hours during Reunion weekend:

Wednesday, May 23
2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Thursday, May 24
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday, May 25
8 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Saturday, May 26
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Sunday, May 27
8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

As you remember, the Amherst College campus has many hills. Programs are held in a variety of locations and unfortunately we are unable to provide individuals with transportation between buildings and programs. Alumni with mobility concerns can call the office of Alumni and Parent Programs at (413) 542-2313 or email reunion@amherst.edu to discuss available services.